Everyday objects often have remarkable histories. Here are 10 common items, that were invented earlier than you may have thought.
The history of the Academy Awards is long and laden with both controversy and trivia. Here are 10 pioneering Academy Award firsts.
Lightning strikes, purring cats and how bicycles work; we are surrounded by things that are mysterious. Here are 8 everyday things that can’t be explained.
The English language is littered with common catchphrases. Here are 8 with an unlikely, but true, origin story.
I recently spent a month in Argentina. It is quite a place; lively, with a rich history. Here are 8 things I learned, exploring the country.
Disco, punk, hard rock and funk; the 1970’s were a great decade for music. Here are the forgotten backstories of ten classic 70s tracks.
Some of the best movies are the ones where animals take centre stage. Here are 8 amazing animal movie stars.
There’s a lot of famous movie dialogue. But sometimes, that dialogue actually contains brand new words and phrases, that then enter the language proper. WEIRD, …